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From Michael Schmalle <m...@teotigraphix.com>
Subject Re: How to prepare Apache Flex 5 to run in the new AVM in Flashplayer 12?
Date Thu, 15 Nov 2012 20:56:47 GMT
And if I remember correctly, how does no flash.events.Event /  
EventDispatcher sound...

Imagine the refactor here.


Quoting sébastien Paturel <sebpatu.flex@gmail.com>:

> Le 15/11/2012 21:01, Justin Mclean a écrit :
>> Hi,
>>> It seems that until today, some commiters like Alex consider the  
>>> actual code base too monolithic (it still brings some old code  
>>> made to optimize for AS2) to be able to refactor it as we need,  
>>> even breaking UIComponent seems to be quite difficult.
>> Difficult but not impossible IMO. I've yet to see the code from  
>> anyone who had a serious attempt at doing this.
> I think that Alex tried it already.
>> I can't see the new VM giving us any benefits in the short term, so  
>> perhaps best to see how different it actually is before speculating  
>> on hard it might be to port Flex to it?
> The most important part is not the VM differences, but the language  
> differences. And Gordon who has access to AS4 specs, was saying that  
> it was quite a big task.
>> Justin

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